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Volunteer firefighters shielded from wrongful termination of employment and offered civil relief for employer violations PA 093-1027

January
2005
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Volunteer Firefighter Job Protection Act, which applies to municipalities with populations of 3,500 or less, stipulates when volunteer firefighters may not be discharged from their employment, as well as the appropriateness of civil actions in response to wrongful termination. 

Wages and sin

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
June
2005
LawPulse
Page 274
Can an employee who considers homosexuality a sin openly oppose his employer's workplace diversity effort? What are the limits of religious practice and expression in the workplace?

Waiver of Privilege for Documents Inadvertently Disclosed During Discovery

By Andrew N. Plasz
March
2005
Article
Page 126
How do Illinois courts respond when a party claims that an inadvertently produced document is still privileged? Here's a review of the cases

Watch What You Say: Avoiding the Accidental Attorney-Client Relationship

By Bridget Hoy
January
2005
Article
Page 22
Don't let your "casual conversation" turn into an attorney-client relationship that triggers the attendant ethical obligations.

We have met the Enemy

By Robert K. Downs
August
2005
Column
Page 380
 Lawyers should join the front ranks in the battle to improve the justice system.

When Johnny and Jenny come marching home

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2005
LawPulse
Page 8
Their jobs had better be awaitin' and the accompanying job rights preserved, or their employers may be guilty of violating federal law.

Will bankruptcy reform cause domestic violence?

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2005
LawPulse
Page 614
  Part of the purpose of the bankruptcy reform legislation is to increase pressure on debtors. Will that pressure explode into physical rage?  

Workers’ comp overhaul

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
July
2005
LawPulse
Page 330
Proponents say that new revisions to the Workers' Comp Act will increase benefits, hold down costs, speed claims resolution, and reduce fraud.

The Year Ahead

By Robert K. Downs
July
2005
Column
Page 328
The new ISBA president outlines his plans for the coming year.

You take the sofa, I’ll take the Fifth…

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
April
2005
LawPulse
Page 162
Forget about dirty laundry; what if your divorcing client did – or might have done – something criminal? Here's advice about advising clients how and when to take the Fifth.

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